Nearly 50 years later, Primitivo Garcia is still a hero for the ages
Family photos hang in the home of Marlo Kindermann in her small California town. Among them is a picture of a Kansas City man she never met.
“He saved my mother’s life — he saved my life,” Kindermann said. “He made it so my son could be born. “He died for all of us. When I need to restore my faith in humanity, I think of Primitivo Garcia.”
In Kansas City, that story makes Alfredo Garcia smile a sad smile. Nearly 50 years later, he still misses “Tivo.” On late fall nights, like those now, air crisp beneath a starry sky, he hears his brother’s words.